Bilingual Family

Many migrant parents are not sure whether they will best serve their children’s interest by speaking just English at home.They are often being advised  that it may speed integration as the more of this language the children hear at home the sooner they will become fluent and able to overcome the language barrier. The assumption is that speaking Polish at home may hinder acquisition of English. How little trust we place in the linguistic abilities of our children! How little knowledge we have about beauty and benefits of bilingualism. Continue reading “Bilingual Family”